The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 158 182
Rank change year-on-year +32 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Games 37 40 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.37% 1.08% 0.68%
As % of the General category 3.59% 2.97% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 31
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,250 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £49,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1032 1347 1716
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 38.18% 36.23% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 806 1117 1422
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £67,300 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Surrey.

Salary trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Surrey over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in Surrey

Games
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +27 18 £40,000 -30.43% 6
Farnham - 3 £27,500 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £22,250 -
Woking - 2 £37,500 -
Lingfield - 1 £40,000 -
Staines - 1 - -
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Games.

1 14 (28.57%) C#
1 14 (28.57%) C++
2 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.49%) Game Development
3 11 (22.45%) User Experience
3 11 (22.45%) TDD
3 11 (22.45%) Degree
4 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
4 10 (20.41%) Google
4 10 (20.41%) PlayStation
4 10 (20.41%) Unreal Engine
5 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
5 8 (16.33%) .NET
6 7 (14.29%) Java
6 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 7 (14.29%) MVC
6 7 (14.29%) Electronics
6 7 (14.29%) Marketing
6 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (12.24%) Prototyping
7 6 (12.24%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (12.24%) BDD
7 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
7 6 (12.24%) Android
7 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.24%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (12.24%) Web Application Development

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.16%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Maya
1 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (2.04%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (2.04%) MotionBuilder
2 1 (2.04%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) AdWords
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Google Play
4 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
1 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.04%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.04%) Mockito
3 1 (2.04%) Moq
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (14.29%) Electronics
1 7 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Automotive
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) French Language
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Italian Language
3 1 (2.04%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Junior
3 11 (22.45%) Graduate
4 10 (20.41%) Programmer
5 8 (16.33%) Games Programmer
6 7 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
6 7 (14.29%) Junior Developer
7 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
8 5 (10.20%) Designer
8 5 (10.20%) UI Programmer
9 4 (8.16%) Audio Programmer
9 4 (8.16%) Games Designer
9 4 (8.16%) Games Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Junior .NET Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Lead Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) Unreal Engine
2 8 (16.33%) .NET
2 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
3 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 6 (12.24%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (12.24%) WCF
5 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
5 5 (10.20%) Entity Framework
5 5 (10.20%) HTML
5 5 (10.20%) OpenGL
5 5 (10.20%) RESTful
6 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (8.16%) MSMQ
6 4 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (8.16%) WPF
7 3 (6.12%) J2EE
7 3 (6.12%) Node.js
7 3 (6.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) User Experience
2 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.41%) PlayStation
3 5 (10.20%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (10.20%) Social Media
4 3 (6.12%) Animation
4 3 (6.12%) Online Games
5 2 (4.08%) iPhone
5 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.08%) Robotics
6 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Arduino
6 1 (2.04%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (2.04%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (24.49%) Game Development
2 11 (22.45%) TDD
3 7 (14.29%) MVC
4 6 (12.24%) BDD
4 6 (12.24%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
4 6 (12.24%) Prototyping
4 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
4 6 (12.24%) Web Application Development
5 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
5 5 (10.20%) Open Source
5 5 (10.20%) Scrum
5 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (8.16%) Kanban
6 4 (8.16%) OO
6 4 (8.16%) Pay per click
6 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) C#
1 14 (28.57%) C++
2 7 (14.29%) Java
3 5 (10.20%) C
3 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.16%) F#
4 4 (8.16%) Ruby
5 1 (2.04%) GLSL
5 1 (2.04%) SQL
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Kibana
2 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Google
2 5 (10.20%) Sony
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
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